NEW YORK (PIX11) — Two women helped open up a new playing field for young girls and women by establishing and showcasing the talent of women in sports.

Donna Orender played basketball at Queens College with legendary coach Lucille Kyvallos. Both women are visionaries, leading the way for women in sports.

The women will be reunited on Wednesday when Kyvallos presents Orender with a Historic Contributions Award by the South Florida Basketball Association. Watch the video player for more on this story.